Archive for July, 2014

June progress

Posted on July 1, 2014. Filed under: Monthly progress |

The scenery is now well and truly underway, which also means ensuring at each stage that everything is in the right place. Such as telegraph poles.

KoS Mk 2 30 140628       Alignment photograph

There are five telegraph poles to be modelled on Kyle of Sutherland. Comparing the above with a 1948 prototype photograph, it’s clear that No 4 needs moving in a tad, and also the Up Starter. However, the viewpoint is a little high, so correcting that would also raise the signal above the footbridge as in the prototype view.

Altogether a good month: a new loco has been started, the siding is extended and more than twenty percent of the twenty square feet of egg-box contours are in place.

I’m really enjoying this phase of the modelling.

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